Schaub to serve as Frontier Extension District horticulture agent

Ryan Schaub

Ryan Schaub will begin serving as the Frontier Extension District’s horticulture extension agent, effective Aug. 6, 2017. Working out of the district’s office in Garnett, Schaub will provide leadership for programing in Anderson, Franklin and Osage counties. Horticulture agents develop and deliver educational programs such as horticulture crop production, marketing and economics related to the horticulture industry, landscape design maintenance and improvement, conservation of natural resources and pest management.

Schaub earned a Bachelor’s in Animal Sciences and Industry from Kansas State University, and has most recently been serving as the agriculture and natural resources extension agent at Eureka, Kan., in Greenwood County. He grew up on a small farm in Franklin County and was active in the 4-H and youth development program.

Local extension faculty are jointly employed in a partnership between K-State Research and Extension, headquartered on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, and the local extension district board.

For more information, contact the Frontier Extension District Garnett office at 785-448-6826, 411 S. Oak St., Garnett, or see www.frontierdistrict.k-state.edu.

Information thanks to Frontier Extension District.


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